Advent Calendar of Kindness 2020 Day 14

Today’s challenge is to offer help to a stranger, a loved one, or a friend, or all three if you feel extra helpful. There is a lot of people who need help around this time. You can help someone financially, help them with a task, or give someone your time. There’s so many ways you can help someone.

Today, I helped my sister by offering her my time. My niece was at her Grandparents for the day, so my sister and I had her place to ourselves since her boyfriend was at work. She needed help going through all of her clothes. She has been a bit occupied to spend time sorting, and organizing her clothes. Which is totally understandable since she has returned to work. It is challenging to juggle a job, a house, and be a mom. I wouldn’t know from experience first handedly, but I can see why it is stressful.

We sorted her clothes in various categories: what needed to be washed, and what needed to be donated. My sister had a lot of baskets on hand which made it easy to sort the laundry by person (my niece, my sister, and her boyfriend). When we finished sorting through everything, we carried all of those baskets to her laundry room. That way they would be ready to go for her to do this week.

I helped her vacuum her floors, as well. And I helped her put away my niece’s clothes, since she was able to do one load while I was there.

I am so happy that I was able to help her. She was able to donate a lot of her clothes, so that’s exciting. I’m sure someone will be able to use them and appreciate them more than my sister did.

Advent Calendar of Kindness 2020 Day 9

Today’s challenge, is going through your books to see if you can donate any to any loved ones, charities, libraries.

I have a lot of books that I have twice, and my sister does, too. Which is how I got to keep Go Ask Alice, because she bought another copy, forgetting about having a copy of it. So I am able to give books away for Christmas, which is pretty cool.

Day 18 of 192

Hi all!

Today’s item is an old pencil, that I haven’t used in about two years, so I’m not sure why I still have it. I have so many of writing instruments that I really got sort through. I plan on setting this aside so I can donate this to a back-to-school drive. I know in the past my community would accept old and new school supplies to give to students who can’t afford school supplies.